Penstemon grinnellii ssp. grinnellii Penstemon grinnellii ssp. grinnellii Penstemon grinnellii ssp. grinnellii
Common Name Grinnell's Penstemon, Grinnell's Beardtongue, Southern Woodland Penstemon
Latin Name Penstemon grinnellii
Native Habitat Sage brush, pinon pine, yellow pine forests between 1,500 feet and 9,500 feet in San Bernardino Mountains to Mojave and Great Basin Deserts
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None in summer
Height X Width 2 feet X 2 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen rosette, silver
Garden Suitability Thornless, Hummingbird, Songbird, Butterfly, Fire Retardant
Ornamental Value Showy pink flowers in spring
Nature Value Butterflies and hummingbirds use flowers
Native American Uses Mecicinal
Links  
    Images, nursery, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/843.htm
    Images, distribution, and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=6169
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penstemon_grinnellii
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=PEGR8
    Images and data http://calflora.net/bloomingplants/grinnellspenstemon.html
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